Leadership

Firemen of 13 Departments Fight Lumber Yard Blaze

Issue 8 and Volume 105.

Firemen of 13 Departments Fight Lumber Yard Blaze A force of 300 firemen, from 13 fire departments, fought a stubborn blaze in the warehouse of Logan Lumber Co., Tarentum, Pa., for eight hours before it was controlled. The spectacular fire, which caused loss estimated at $400,000. started at 10:45 P.M., April 29, last, and for two hours raged out of control, flames leaping high in the air from the Logan building roof. It was not until 1:30 P.M. that firemen gained the upper hand. By 3:00 A.M. danger to exposures was past. The Logan planning mill and lumber storage is located almost in the center of the town of 10,000 people, on the Allegheny River, 22 miles north of Pittsburgh. The lumber storage is at the westerly end of the property. The office building, a 2-story brick, 40×60 ft. structure, also contained paint storage. Outdoor storage and office building were…

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